Tag: Shows

Xthinner Protocol Tested on BCH Mainnet Shows 99% Block Compression

Xthinner Protocol Tested on BCH Mainnet Shows 99% Block Compression On April 8, BCH developer Jonathan Toomim revealed how far he’s come with the Xthinner block compression protocol. Toomim tested the platform between two Bitcoin ABC full nodes on the BCH main network and a 363 kB block was compressed […]

Data Shows Short-Term Crypto Tax Filers Increase, But Lots of Investors Still Won’t File

Data Shows Short-Term Crypto Tax Filers Increase, But Lots of Investors Still Won’t File According to personal finance firm Credit Karma Tax, filers who reported short-term capital losses for cryptocurrencies in the first month of 2019 jumped fivefold year-over-year. After the incredibly bearish crypto markets of 2018, data from early […]

Analysis Shows Lightning Network Suffers From Trust Issues Exacerbated by Rising Fees

Analysis Shows Lightning Network Suffers From Trust Issues Exacerbated by Rising Fees Over the last two years, the Lightning Network has been touted as the scaling solution for the Bitcoin Core (BTC) network. However, the solution has been heavily criticized for its lack of security, and on March 28, Bitcoin […]

Survey Shows Consumers and Investors Remain Bullish on the Future of Cryptos

Survey Shows Consumers and Investors Remain Bullish on the Future of Cryptos It’s been a long crypto winter, but according to a recent survey, consumers and investors are still positive about the long term value of leading cryptocurrencies. Researchers from the FINRA-registered broker Sharespost emphasize that people have recently become […]

The Infamous Bet: John McAfee’s 2020 Price Target Shows BTC Undervalued by $37K

The Infamous Bet: John McAfee’s 2020 Price Target Shows BTC Undervalued by K John McAfee is once again discussing the notorious wager he made back in November 2017 when he predicted that bitcoin will reach a million dollars before the end of 2020. McAfee is reportedly on the run from […]

Data Shows Ethereum is the ‘Cryptocurrency of Choice for Scams’

Data Shows Ethereum is the ‘Cryptocurrency of Choice for Scams’ Since the very early days, back when people learned how to create new cryptocurrencies or quickly build infrastructure models like digital asset trading platforms, many scams started to spawn frequently. According to the blockchain surveillance company Chainalysis, over the last […]

New Platform Shows Ads Only On-Demand and Promises to Pay Crypto for Views

New Platform Shows Ads Only On-Demand and Promises to Pay Crypto for Views A company has created the “first on-demand advertising platform.” The buyers rule the system: They decide what ads they want to see and when they want to see them. The sellers get better targeting and geolocation of […]

Chatter Report: Pacia Shows Avalanche Regtest Data, Powell Advocates Hardware Wallets

Chatter Report: Pacia Shows Avalanche Regtest Data, Powell Advocates Hardware Wallets In today’s chatter report, Chris Pacia reveals his BCH transaction using Avalanche on regtest finalized in just 185.822377 milliseconds. Also, Changpeng Zhao advocates storing crypto on reputable exchanges while Jesse Powell advises his followers to store crypto on hardware […]

New Bitcoin Cash Opcode Shows an Onchain Game of Chess is Possible

New Bitcoin Cash Opcode Shows an Onchain Game of Chess is Possible Since the recent Bitcoin Cash (BCH) upgrade, the protocol now has some newly added features like the re-enabled opcode OP_Checkdatasig. After the implementation, a few developers have been experimenting with the opcode and have developed concepts such as “spending […]